Posts Tagged ‘environmental sustainability’

What’s your carbon footprint?

11.25.2014 · Posted in Uncategorized

Have you ever wondered how your lifestyle impacts the environment you live in? There is an easy way to find out and it will take you less than five minutes. Click on the link below to take the quiz- your results may surprise you. http://www.myfootprint.org Feel free to comment below to share your results. Myself ...

I’m Dreaming of a Green Christmas

12.13.2011 · Posted in Uncategorized

Stressed about what to get your loved ones this Christmas? Don’t fret! Buy your friends and family eco-friendly gifts this year, they’re fun, practical, and good for the enviornment! Gifts made of cotton, silk, hemp, or wood: all of these materials are natural and renewable, and your loved ones are sure to enjoy their durability! ...

Oh Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree!

12.03.2011 · Posted in Uncategorized

  Now that the holiday season is well underway, beautiful evergreen trees are being cut from tree farms all over the United States so that we can place the ultimate Christmas decoration, the Christmas Tree, in our homes for anytime from 1-4 weeks. Although Christmas trees are wonderful decorations and really help the Christmas spirit ...

All I Want for Christmas is Sustainability

11.30.2011 · Posted in Uncategorized

According to the National Retail Foundation, the average American spent $515.94 on gifts for the 2011 holiday season. Did you know that there are many sustainable shopping techniques that can help to reduce costs and negative environmental impacts? As the holiday shopping buzz approaches, here are some eco-friendly Christmas shopping tips to keep in mind: ...

New Recyclable Containers in The Hill by Anthony Ardizzone

11.29.2011 · Posted in Uncategorized

Beginning today, The Hill has started a new project that uses black reusable containers for food as opposed to the wasteful paper containers. The to-go containers are still being used. Instead of having the previous paper containers, The Hill has started using new black plastic containers. The containers are lined with a disposable film that ...

The Problem with Consumerism

11.28.2011 · Posted in Uncategorized

Now that Thanksgiving has come and gone, we can get into the spirit of Christmas and decorate our homes, put up Christmas trees, and buy tons of presents for all of our family and friends. I know Christmas is about the spirit of giving, but have you ever thought giving too much could be harmful? ...

Tragedy of the Commons by Anthony Ardizzone

11.15.2011 · Posted in Uncategorized

  Let’s be real here. This is a pressing issue that requires action. The tragedy of the commons states that common land will deplete and disappear if people continue to overuse the Earth’s natural resources. Below are a couple of brief videos that illustrate this phenomenon.       Click on the pictures of the ...